R.I.P. Captain Paul Wayne Adolph, Jr.
August 16, 1949 - February 23, 2022

(From the Hardesty Funeral Home) -- Captain Paul Wayne Adolph, Jr.. passed away peacefully in his home on Wednesday February 23, 2022 Surrounded by his family.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Navy Veteran Paul Wayne Adolph Sr. And Cecilia Jane Adolph of Adelphi, MD. Along with his Siblings Paula J. Morrison & Charles C. Adolph.

Wayne was a proud U.S Army Vietnam veteran, Master plumber and Charter boat Captain of the Sandra Lee, and avid member of the Deale Captains Association.  He and his family moved to Shady Side, MD in 1987 where he and his beloved wife Sandra lee Adolph of 43 years, raised their family. He’s the proud father of his two girls, Katherine Cruze and Husband Julio (of Shady side) and Janell Conner (of Tracys Landing) proud grandfather to Shelby,Jordan,Hope, and Charlie, Great grandfather to Kiley and Karson. Adopted grandfather to Hm3 Paulo Torres. He very much loved his extra sons, Jerry Fowler & CJ Conner.

Captain Wayne had a deep love of fishing on the Chesapeake Bay and was often found telling fish stories in many of the Deale boat yards. He was known to shut down more than a few crab houses, fix whatever was broken, give a helping hand when needed and no matter where he went, he always managed to find someone he knew or turn any stranger a friend.

Relatives and friends may call at the Hardesty Funeral Home, P.A. 905 Galesville Road Galesville, MD 20765 on Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. Funeral service will be held Monday February 28, 2022 at the Deale Baptist Church 5907 Deale Churchton Rd, Deale, MD 20751 at 11:00 AM. Interment will be at the Maryland Veteran’s Cemetery, Cheltenham, MD at a later date.

In Lou of flowers, the family kindly asks that a donation be made in his honor to: the Hospice of the Chesapeake. 90 Ritchie Hwy, Pasadena, MD 21122

Visitation will be held Sunday, February 27, 2022 from 2:00PM - 4:00PM at the Hardesty Funeral Home - Galesville (905 Galesville Rd.  Galesville, MD 20765) and Sunday, February 27, 2022 from 7:00PM - 9:00PM at the same location.

Service will be held Monday, February 28, 2022 at 11:00AM at the Deale Baptist Church (5907 Deale Churchton Rd., Deale, MD 20751).

Final Resting Place at a later date will be at Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery (11301 Crain Highway, Cheltenham, MD 20623).

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